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Berkeley Haas School of Business Essay Tips and Examples

For its first required application essay, the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, wants candidates to dig deep on a personal level and discuss something about which they are passionate, and for its second, applicants are asked to explain where they hope to go professionally after earning their degree and how … Read More  

Columbia Business School Essay Tips and Examples

Columbia Business School (CBS) requires all its applicants to submit a short-answer goal statement of just 50 characters, and its January applicants must respond to an additional 50-character short-answer question, explaining why they have selected the alternative program start date. In addition, candidates must write three somewhat concise essays. Like the goal statement, CBS’s first … Read More  

Harvard Business School 2+2 Deferred MBA Program Essay Analysis 2024

The majority of classes at Harvard Business School (HBS) are based on the case method, which depends entirely on students’ contributions. (If you are unfamiliar with what the case method is, this video will help you quickly get up to speed!) In Part 1 of its essay questions for the 2+2 program, the Personal Essays, HBS … Read More  

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Esade Essay Tips and Examples

On its site, Esade states, “We deliberately limit the number of places on our MBA programme to ensure that your Esade Business School experience is focused and personalised. As a result, competition for places is intense.” We would add that the process of completing its application is also rather intense, considering that candidates must write … Read More  

IE Business School Essay Tips and Examples

The application essays for IE University’s International MBA Program are not overly taxing from a length perspective, but they require candidates to make some important decisions as to what they choose to share and how. We imagine most applicants will end up devoting a good bit of time to considering their options as far as … Read More  

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